Monday 20th March 2023

  • Writer – Andrew Kirk
  • Director – Clive Arnold

Bernice and Wendy do their best to support Bob re his daughter’s plight. (last week Cathy was taken to hospital). Soon Manpreet and Wendy make a breakthrough in diagnosing the cause of Cathy’s symptoms, although the implications leave her concerned. Later Manpreet advises Bob that Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder might be the cause of Cathy’s suffering. Eavesdropping, Cathy is stunned to hear it could affect her for decades. Bob decides not to tell Cathy this hypothetical diagnosis until it can be confirmed. However Cathy walks in explaining she’s heard everything. When Bob tells her they’ll get through it, broken-hearted Cathy isn’t ready to hear him. Bob searches for Cathy who has disappeared. When Bob finds Cathy he does his best to reassure her, determined to support his daughter through anything.

Marlon scraps his planned birthday celebrations after his fall-out with Paddy. Meanwhile, Mary’s delighted Rhona still wants to meet the new woman in her life despite the party having been cancelled. Later in the pub, as Mary enjoys her date with Faye, Mandy hints that Paddy should make things right with Marlon. Soon Paddy calls round to apologise to Marlon. After they express their gratitude for each other, Paddy holds Marlon as if he’ll never let him go. Having Paddy’s friendship is the best birthday gift for Marlon.

Charles continues to eat humble pie over his treatment of Alex. Yet soon we see Alex’s ears prick up to overhear Manpreet’s phone call about the surgery’s drug delivery. He soon makes a furtive phone call himself.

Tuesday 21st March 2023

  • Writer – Joanna Ebuwa
  • Director – Abe Juckes

Alex struggles to keep his cool with a mystery caller. Oblivious Naomi and Charles are optimistic when he says he’s a job interview that day. But on the outskirts of the village as Chas is chatting to Belle she sees Alex handing cash to a mystery woman. Later, when Alex comes into the Woolpack admitting his interview went well, Belle’s left with an agonising decision whether to tell Naomi about what Alex was actually doing. Chas backs up Belle’s sighting of Alex to a disbelieving Naomi. Naomi gears up to confront Alex. When Naomi catches Alex in a lie in the beer garden about the non-existent job interview, he promises to explain everything. And soon has an innocent explanation for his meeting with the mystery woman. After introducing Clare and her son Max to Naomi, he explains he’s been helping her financially after meeting Max’s dad in prison. Back at Woodbine, after making sure everything’s good between him and Naomi, Alex makes an excuse and leaves. While Naomi feels like their relationship is more solid than ever. Alex meets up with mystery Clare again and it’s revealed his relationship with Naomi is a sham and he’s planning a robbery of the surgery.

Sarah and Chloe arrive back in the village. Meanwhile, Charity’s gutted to hear the venue for her hen do has been flooded. A visit from Moira leaves her newly responsible for both the hen party and Mack’s stag, as well as being Mack’s best man; Charity’s very sceptical of his choice. It’s awkward when Sarah and Chloe arrive and Mack wants to know what’s going on. When she reveals she’s only back for a medical appointment and will be moving permanently to Scotland soon, he’s relieved. After watching Chloe and Mack interact, Moira’s sure there’s more to this situation, but she lets it lie for now.

Paddy’s grateful when Rhona trusts he’s ready to return to work. And later in the Woolpack backroom, Paddy and Chas manage to have a civilised conversation about breaking the news to Eve that Paddy is moving out.

Wednesday 22nd March 2023

  • Writer – Bill Taylor
  • Director – Abe Juckes

The next day as Liam and Manpreet deal with issues due to the surgery’s closure due to the electrics being vandalised. Alex listens in with interest before stealing Manpreet’s surgery keys from her bag. Soon armed with a crowbar, Alex lets himself into the surgery to look for the drugs. When Manpreet arrives at the surgery she is puzzled to find the front door open and heads for her office, unaware Alex is waiting for her with the crowbar raised.

Noah’s at a loss when he finds Amelia is contemplating quitting college because of the difficulties of finding care.

Charity’s starting to get nervous about Moira organising her hen. Later, Moira has some questions for Mack – is he really sure he wants to give up the chance to have a baby of his own? Charity’s displeased to arrive home to find Moira sowing doubts.

Liam has understood Marlon’s concerns about Paddy leaving the village so steps in by inviting Paddy to move in with him. Paddy is elated

Thursday 23rd March 2023

  • Writer – Jane Pearson
  • Director – Abe Juckes

Moira reveals the theme for the Stag and Hen do. Dan is determined to help Amelia, and Liam may have bitten off more than he can chew.

Friday 24th March 2023

  • Writer – Julie Parsons
  • Director – Marianna Dean

Dawn is aghast that Naomi has fallen for Alex. Paddy is still struggling. Noah is outraged by Samson’s attitude.


  • Arthur Cockroft as Moses Dingle
  • Ash Palmisciano as Matty Barton
  • Bella James as Eve Dingle
  • Bobby Dunsmuir as Isaac Dingle
  • Daisy Campbell as Amelia Spencer
  • Dominic Brunt as Paddy Dingle
  • Eden Taylor-Draper as Belle Dingle
  • Emma Atkins as Charity Dingle
  • Florence Dyson as Esther Spencer
  • Gabrielle Dowling as Cathy Hope
  • Jack Downham as Noah Dingle
  • James Hooton as Sam Dingle
  • James Moore as Ryan Stocks
  • Jane Gurnett as Faye
  • Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
  • Jeff Hordley as Cain Dingle
  • Jessie Elland as Chloe Harris
  • Jonny McPherson as Liam Cavanagh
  • Joshua Richards as Bear Wolf
  • Jurell Carter as Nate Robinson
  • Karene Peter as Naomi Walters
  • Katie Hill as Sarah Sugden
  • Kevin Mathurin as Charles Anderson
  • Lawrence Robb as Mackenzie Boyd
  • Lesley Dunlop as Brenda Walker
  • Liam Boyle as Alex Moore
  • Liam Fox as Dan Spencer
  • Lisa Riley as Mandy Dingle
  • Louise Jameson as Mary Goskirk
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
  • Lucy Thatcher as Clare
  • Mabel Addison as Clemmie Reed
  • Mark Charnock as Marlon Dingle
  • Martelle Edinborough as Suzy Merton
  • Natalie Ann Jamieson as Amy Wyatt
  • Natalie Robb as Moira Dingle
  • Nicola Wheeler as Nicola King
  • Noah Ryan Aspinall as Lucas Taylor
  • Olivia Bromley as Dawn Fletcher
  • Patrick Mower as Rodney Blackstock
  • Rebecca Sarker as Manpreet Sharma
  • Roxy Shahidi as Leyla Cavanagh
  • Sam Hall as Samson Dingle
  • Samantha Giles as Bernice Blackstock
  • Susan Cookson as Wendy Posner
  • Tony Audenshaw as Bob Hope
  • Zoe Henry as Rhona Goskirk

Emmerdale airs weeknights on ITV1 at 7:30pm